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LOUGH, Donna Marie (nee Boyles)

April 16, 1937 – November 25, 2012

Donna Marie Lough passed away at Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary, AB on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at the age of 75 years.

Donna was born in Moosomin, SK on April 16, 1937. She graduated from high school in 1955 and immediately went on to Teacher’s College. After teaching for a number of years, Donna and her husband moved to Meadow Lake, SK where they began many years of self-employment. In 1976, Donna and her family moved to Richmond, BC and in 1980 they began a new adventure in Calgary, AB. In 1990, Donna and Terry settled into their retirement home in Scotch Creek, BC where she remained until her passing.

Donna enjoyed a very busy life filled with work, her family and friends. She took pride in being a gracious hostess and she loved to sew and to cook. Her kitchen was her favourite room of the home.

Donna is lovingly remembered by her son Monty (Jessica) of Kelowna, BC and daughter Tracy (James) of De Winton, AB. She is sadly missed by her grandchildren, Alexa (Kelly), Megan, Jacqueline, Ryan, Zoe and Zarra. She was predeceased by her father Percy Boyles; mother Elizabeth “Bessie” Boyles (nee Ramsdale); loving husband Terry Lough; and sister Doreen Rookes.

Funeral Services will be  held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. A visitation will be held prior at 3:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.

In living memory of Donna Lough, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. CALGARY, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.

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  1. Brett, Michelle and Cassidy Byers :

    Our sincerest condolences to Monty and Tracy and your families at this time. You will be in our thoughts and prayers at time of mourning. Knowing that she is at peace is great comfort. Thinking of you, Brett, Michelle and Cassidy Byers in Ontario, Canada.

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  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during your loss. So sorry to hear of your mom and grandma’s passing, with love Debbie Jim &Micheal

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  3. Doug & Lynn MacMillan :

    We were friends of Donna & Terry for only a short time having just met them about 10 years ago. What wonderful people, a pleasure to be around, and a joy to spend time with. We have had only occasional contact with Donna since Terry’s passing and, like everyone, we are saddened and send condolences and prayers to her family & friends. The world could use a lot more Donna & Terry Loughs. Great people.
    Doug & Lynn

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  4. What good times we all had, my friend… those were the days.

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  5. Jim Gilluley :

    Donna, you have done more for me with love and guidance than any other person I’ve met. You were a wonderful woman and I am lucky to have had you in my life. I’m better for having met you. You will be missed and never forgotten. Zoe and Zarra loved their “grama doughnut” and so did I. Rest well Donna, say hi to Terry for us. your son, jim

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